CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Finding a time to relax and have some fun during the week can be hectic. That's why we put this list of nightly events going on between Oct. 7 and Oct. 12.
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Fans of Poke have a new option in town.
Hanaya Poke has a grand opening this Monday at the Shops at La Palmera.
The Grand Opening celebration goes from 11 am to 1 pm at Staples St, Ste E5, Corpus Christi, Texas 78411.
There will be an official ribbon cutting ceremony. Also, guests with invitations and members of the United Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce get a free lunch courtesy of United Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce.
Travel the world of Pinot wines at Island Gatherings this Tuesday.
It is a wine tasting like no other. The event page promises Pinot wines from around the world paired with some food.
The event is this Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 from 7 pm to 10 pm.
Tickets are available on eventbrite.com for $53.18, which includes 5 unique wines from around the world and their food pairings.
Island Gatherings is at 14814 Compass St. Corpus Christi, TX 78418. For more information visit their event page.
Adults can dance too!
Join the Corpus Christi Dance Collective this Wednesday for the start of their adult hip-hop dance class. According to their event page, this is one of their most highly demanded classes.
The weekly classes kick off Oct. 9 from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm. They are hosting in their new space at CC Ballroom by the Bay (6204 Dunbarton Oak #200, Corpus Christi, Texas 78413).
The class is open to beginners and intermediate level dancers.
Participants are encouraged to bring active wear or dance wear, a water bottle, and clean sneakers.
Get tickets at their website.
One of the most quoted movies of all time will be celebrated this Thursday.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail is one of the most classic cult comedies of all time. Our local Alamo Drafthouse knows this.
"That's right, one of the greatest and most quotable movies of all time is getting the Movie Party treatment and you can be there for all its sword fighting, coconut clomping glory at the Alamo Drafthouse," their event page says.
The watch party goes from 7:30 pm to 9 pm at 7601 S Staples Street, Corpus Christi, Texas 78413.
As usual, the theater has plenty of fun planned for the evening.
"We'll have swords for everyone, coconut halves for you to bring your imaginary horses to life, and a test of will, dexterity, and might prior to the show to recruit some brave knights to our cause (don't go second guessing your favorite colors now)," their event page says.
Find more information here.
Spooktober isn't complete without a good old fashioned Haunted House. If you are looking for a good scare, the Lex has you covered.
The USS Lexington will be haunted from Oct. 11 through Nov. 2. They go all out for their Haunted House.
"The terrifying tour takes the bravest of souls down to the 2nd and 3rd decks of the WWII era aircraft carrier to spaces never before opened to the public," their website says.
Be prepared for some unfamiliar terrain if you dare to go.
"You should be ready to handle steep ladders, dark corridors, creaky hatchways and unimaginable sights, screams and sounds. This is an intense haunted experience – think twice before enlisting," their website says.
Groups of 10 or more are encouraged to ask about their Special VIP Pre-Sale Tickets. According to their event page, Castle of Terror Productions will donate $1 to a local charity for every ticket sold. The first 50 guests will get a free water bottle.
Ages 8 and up only. Find more info here.